Visualization tools are an important part of the exploratory modeling process. They allow analysts and other stakeholders to conceptualize the potentially complex relationships represented in transportation models.

Scenario Discovery

Scenario discovery in exploratory modeling is focused on finding scenarios that are interesting to the user. The process generally begins through the identification of particular outcomes that are “of interest”, and then discovering what factor or combination of factors can result in those outcomes. There are a variety of methods to use for scenario discovery. We illustrate a few here.